This Humanoid Robot May be Your Next Assistant

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Toyota just unveiled the T-HR3, a humanoid robot. The robot is designed to be controlled by a human operator with the help of a virtual reality headset.T-HR3 On November 20, Toyota revealed its latest humanoid robot, the T-HR3, which the company says “represents an evolution from previous generation instrument-playing humanoid robots,”

6 Virtual Reality trends to look forward to in 2018

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Virtual reality, alongside its little brother, augmented reality, has quickly become a worthwhile topic across the majority of industries. The global VR market anticipates an overall valuation of more than US$26 Billion by the end of 2022 according to a report published by Zion Market Research. Virtual reality development can be applied

5 headsets as your gateway to virtual reality this holiday

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Although still quite expensive and with relatively limited content offers, virtual reality headsets are gaining ground in the mainstream among gamers and tech buffs.Here are some top holiday gift ideas for tech-savvy users looking to step into virtual reality.HTC Vive This headset is the market reference in virtual reality, although it

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Wins Golden Joystick’s Best VR Game of 2017

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The 2017 Golden Joystick Awards winners are in, revealed last night at the 35th annual ceremony that celebrated the best in gaming this year. Taking the Golden Joystick for ‘Best VR Game’ was Capcom’s horror-adventure Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (2017), a game that equally supports PSVR and traditional monitors.The ‘Best VR Game’ category was a

Four Reasons Surgery Needs Virtual Reality

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Despite advantages over traditional surgical methods, advanced surgery procedures present limitations, and these could be overcome by the use of refined virtual reality systems. So says a new report from Kalorama Information. The report, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) Market in Healthcare (U.S. Markets for Surgery; Medical Education and Training; Pain

HTC Kills Its Google VR Headset

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Today HTC announced a cool new completely standalone VR headset for China, and then promptly dashed hopes in America by confirming the cancellation of the standalone headset intended for US audiences. If you’re US-based and want the next wave of VR headsets, then it seems you’re going to need to

How nonprofits use virtual reality to tackle real-world issues

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You meander around the supermarket loading a basket with goods—breakfast tea, sugar, milk. Along the way, though, you become befuddled. You struggle to recall the items on the shopping list. When you arrive at checkout, you discover several items in the basket that you do not recall picking up. Then

Asus WMR Headset initial review: Worth waiting for?

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Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) is Microsoft's route into virtual reality (VR) experiences for Windows, without the need for a ultra-fast and expensive PC setup. There are a variety of third-party headset options, of which the Asus HC102 is perhaps the most interesting - offering a more striking design than its

Is Virtual Reality the Future?

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It’s here. The Sci-Fi fantasy that many of us once dreamed about can now be purchased for a few hundred pounds or at least emulated with a cardboard box and a smartphone.Virtual Reality is one of the newest ‘old’ technologies around, finally hitting the mainstream with the latest generation of

VR Shinecon 3D movies games headset for iPhone, Samsung

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Virtual reality headsets were all the rage last year, but the high prices on many like Oculus kept it from hitting the mainstream market. Cheaper sets were available but most people were only hearing more about the high-priced VR sets and not the more affordable ones.Now you can check out

Blockchain for VR ownership

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The Virtual Reality world has been heating up with more and more users coming online, as headsets and platforms continue to gain acceptance. This market space has also given rise to a new and interesting asset - Virtual Real Estate. As early as 2003 companies like Linden Labs (developers of Second

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